Agreed. Reformed Polity while not a panacea against abuse is certainly one good layer of safeguard. In recent decades too many of our churches have chosen to defer to a more corporate staff model...
I doubt that there are many (any?) in the church who would object to the type of work outlined here. The church has spoken out on human rights and established hospitals since the beginning. There...
Glad to give credit for the quote where it is deserved :)
In all seriousness, Nick, you bring up the immigration issue. I would agree calls to base nativism would be an unbiblical attitude...posted on: Social Justice Overtures #12; #13; #14
One part of the piece the strikes me is this excerpt: "Many applaud when the denomination publicly speaks about abortion, same-sex issues, and medically assisted suicide. But when the topic is...posted on: Social Justice Overtures #12; #13; #14